How to make the best interview show ever

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05/22/2024 - 05/29/2024
12:00pm-2:00pm EST
Online Workshop
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These days, it seems like everyone and their mother hosts an interview show. While making one may seem simple, creating one that will grab people’s attention (in an ever-changing podcast industry) can often be tremendously challenging. In this two-part workshop, award-winning showrunner, producer, and consultant John Asante will teach you how to develop and pitch your podcast idea, create a structure and format, form sustainable production methods, and produce a show that will keep your listeners coming back for more.

  • Class meets for two Wednesday sessions at 12pm EST: May 22nd & 29th.
  • During the second session students will have the opportunity to pitch their idea during a group critique.
  • This class is capped at 12.

Who's this class for?

Beginners and enthusiasts who want to learn the finer points of how to create a high-level, DIY interview show.

About Your Instructor

John Asante

John Asante is an award-winning independent podcast showrunner, producer, and consultant based in Los Angeles. Over the course of his 15+ year career in the audio world, he’s been devoted to crafting stories that shine light on underserved communities. John has produced, developed, and led production on over 20 podcasts for Pineapple Street Studios, Neon Hum Media, Stitcher, and WNYC. John started his audio journey in public radio, producing nationally broadcasted radio programs at WNYC and NPR, including The Takeaway, Ask Me Another, and Talk of the Nation. Also, John independently hosted and produced Play It Back, a podcast telling stories of how music lovers discovered the songs that have changed their lives.


The second session where we got to pitch our podcast ideas and get feedback from John and the others in the workshop was so helpful! It was great to have to articulate my idea and everyone's feedback was so thoughtful. It was also interesting and helpful to hear other people's ideas and how they're approaching their shows. I also appreciated all of the wisdom John shared in the first session.

Notes on this Class

Refund and recording policy: Classes will not be recorded and are non-refundable. We are not able to issue a refund if you cancel or do not attend a class. If you are unable to make a class, you are welcome to sell or give away your ticket and email the name of the new attendee to You will receive a Zoom link for the workshop the day before it begins.